Book Review – The Supermarket Ghost

Book Review – The Supermarket Ghost

This book tells the story of a girl who is the only one who can see the ghost called Davy. Davy is the ghost who is haunting Paddy Breen’s supermarket. He is doing this because he is unhappy with Paddy. Maria, the girl helps Davy to get to the bottom of his problems....
Book Review – Ar Ais Ar Scoil

Book Review – Ar Ais Ar Scoil

Ar Ais Ar Scoil is a rhyming, dual language picture book about the return to primary school in September after the recent lockdown. This short story is told in both English and Gaeilge and highlights some of the differences that children might notice in their...
Book Review – The Boldness of Betty

Book Review – The Boldness of Betty

The Boldness of Betty is a new novel by Anna Carey. I really enjoyed this book because it took me through a time when there was a lot of unfairness especially in Dublin. Many, many families went through a very tough time and lived in poverty. Wages were very poor and...
Book Review – Animal Crackers

Book Review – Animal Crackers

“Animal Crackers” has a striking purple cover. It is light-weight and easy to bring with you to pass the time on long journeys. This book is written by Sarah Webb and illustrated by Alan Nolan. We have several of Sarah Webb’s books (e.g. “Blazing a Trail” and “A...
Book Review – Have You Seen the Dublin Vampire?

Book Review – Have You Seen the Dublin Vampire?

‘Have you seen the Dublin Vampire?’ by Úna Woods is a wonderfully exciting and colourful picture book that deserves a place in all school and home libraries. This hardback picture book tells the story of a Vampire who travels around the various sights and well known...
Book Review – The Little Black Sheep of Connemara

Book Review – The Little Black Sheep of Connemara

“The Little Black Sheep of Connemara” by Elizabeth Shaw, is a story that is truly lovely in its simplicity. Polo is a sheepdog who helps the shepherd to mind his sheep and keep them in line. Polo likes being “the boss” and is used to the compliant sheep doing what...